Found June 20, 2012 on Sports-Glory:
Forbes Magazine List of the World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes features 30 NFL stars.  Here is the Top 10 highest-paid NFL players, according to Forbes list.  Denver Broncos new quarterback Peyton Manning is number one among NFL players but number ten on the overall list.     1. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos - $42 million
Salary/winnings: $32 million
Endorsements: $10 million 2. Haloti Ngata, Baltimore Ravens - $37.3 million
Salary/winnings: $37 million
Endorsements: $200,000 3. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals - $36.8 million
Salary/winnings: $35.3 million
Endorsements: $1.5 million 4. Ndamukong Suh, Detroit Lions - $36 million
Salary/winnings: $35.5 million
Endorsements: $500,000 5. Charles Johnson, Carolina Panthers - $34.4 million
Salary/winnings: $34.3 million
Endorsements: $100,000 6. Mario Williams, Buffalo Bills - $33.2 million
Salary/winnings: $32.9 million
Endorsements: $250,000 7. Darrelle Revis, New York Jets - $28.3 million
Salary/winnings: $27 million
Endorsements: $1.3 million 8. Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams - $27.8 million
Salary/winnings: $26.8 million
Endorsements: $1 million 9. Tom Brady, New England Patriots - $27.1 million
Salary/winnings: $23.1 million
Endorsements: $4 million 10. Eli Manning, New York Giants - $26.6 million
Salary/winnings: $18.6 million
Endorsements: $8 million
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